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Atlantic City in 2 days

Planning a trip to Atlantic City? Our experienced travel editors break down the town so you can make the most of your stay. Let these itineraries be your guide, whether you're here for a weekend or a whole week.
  • Day 2
  • 1 Drive to Margate to meet Lucy the Elephant, one of Atlantic City's craziest sights.
  • 2 Next up is a hike up the 228 steps to the top of the Absecon Lighthouse, where you'll get a "You Made It" badge of honor.
  • 3 For lunch head to Gardiner's Basin and find a nice eatery among the shops and art galleries.
  • 4 Spend the afternoon at the Atlantic City Aquarium, stroking live sharks, eels and stingrays in the touch tanks and helping feed the sea creatures.
  • 5 If you haven't already taken some classic Atlantic City rides at the Steel Pier, take some time for it now.
  • 6 Hit the Tropicana for some gambling, and then do a late-night dinner at IL Mulino New York.


  • DAY 1
  • DAY 2